Tag Archives: Pediatrics

Questions Surrounding Review of Challenged Vaccine-Autism Study

Did the medical journal Pediatrics stand by a questioned vaccine-autism study without interviewing the coauthor who confessed to and exposed alleged scientific misconduct? If so, that would deviate from what should be standard procedure in such an investigation, according to internationally recognized medical ethicist Dr. Michael Carome. “If the evidence seems substantial, the journal should […]

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(Audio) CDC Addresses Allegations on Vaccine-Autism Link Omission

CDC Senior Scientist William Thompson has alleged that a 2004 study he co-authored omitted key data that would have revealed a link between autism and a commonly-required childhood vaccine, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella). “I regret that my coauthors and I omitted statistically significant information in our 2004 article published in the journal Pediatrics. The omitted […]

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CDC Responds to Allegation it Omitted Vaccine-Autism Study Link

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to a charge from one of its own senior scientists that it omitted key data in a 2004 study that would have revealed a link between autism and a commonly-required childhood vaccine, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella). The allegation was made by CDC epidemiologist William Thompson in […]